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I keep burping up egg smell and have gas as well. Have not ate eggs lately. Any idea?

I keep burping up egg smell and have gas as well.  Have not ate eggs lately.  Any idea?

Sulfur Gases: The terrible smell of sulfur burps is caused by hydrogen sulfide (h2s). The gas is known to originate from certain foods that contain sulfur proteins in them. During the process of digestion these proteins are broken down in the gastro-intestinal tract by sulfur-reducing microbes. Try altering your diet, and if persists, then seek medical evaluation as some infections can also cause it to happen. ...Read more

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Belching (Definition)

Belching (big burps) is a symptom in which a person forces air noisily from his stomach out through his mouth. Belching can be due to too much air or gas in the stomach. Sometimes, people purposely swallow air and belch it back ...Read more

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What does it mean when your burps taste & smell like rotten eggs no more info than the question i just asked?

What does it mean when your burps taste & smell like rotten eggs no more info than the question i just asked?

VSCs: Volatile sulfur compounds. Bacterial and digestive processes create vscs that smell like rotten eggs. ...Read more

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I have these nasty burps that smell like rotten eggs or sulfer?

I have these nasty burps that smell like rotten eggs or sulfer?

Indigestion: your food is not digested. if symptoms are long enough consult GI for endoscopy .Normally food should be out of stomach in 2 hrs, there are many causes why indigestion? better to seek advise sooner. ...Read more

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Does anyone have a cure for burps that smell like rotten eggs?

Does anyone have a cure for burps that smell like rotten eggs?

Burp smelly: If the burping is not too frequent compared to other people, then it may not be a case of gastric reflux, which needs treatment. The odor of the burp is never an issue. What a person brings up into the mouth never taste good neither does it smell good, simply=what is below should stay below! ...Read more

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I keep burping a rotten egg smell when I have not eaten eggs revently. Im havnt got diarira so what's going on. Thank you?

I keep burping a rotten egg smell when I have not eaten eggs revently. Im havnt got diarira so what's going on. Thank you?

That : Is due to formation of hydrogen sulfide and indicates that your digestion is in very poor shape. See a physician. ...Read more

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Burps that smell like rotten eggs and then diarrhea. What is wrong with my stomach?

Burps that smell like rotten eggs and then diarrhea. What is wrong with my stomach?

Let me help: Cause of sulfur burps is an infection from helicobacter pylori or giardia. Helicobacter pylori is a bacterium that can cause serious infection and ulcers within your stomach. Giardia is a parasite that makes its home in your lower intestine and reproduces to cause serious stomach problems. The most common ways to introduce either of these infections is through unclean water sources or poor hygiene. ...Read more

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I keep burping and it smell like rotten eggs , is this apart of acid reflux? Im currently seven mnths pregnant what meds can I take ?

I keep burping and it smell like rotten eggs , is this apart of acid reflux? Im currently seven mnths pregnant what meds can I take ?

Not far to go: First, one's OB provider should be consulted so that a personalized answer can be given and possibly a referral made. Second, a pregnant woman with GI or digestive problems should attempt to make a list or keep a "diary" of food and liquid taken in (amount, time, type), symptoms (time, duration, severity, type), etc to share at next visit. Third, if eating eggs, one might stop till doctor approves. ...Read more

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What causes rotten egg(sulfur?) Smelling burps?Diarrhea, vomiting (taste like rotten eggs smell ) for over 2 months? Also no appetite.bc I feel full

What causes rotten egg(sulfur?) Smelling burps?Diarrhea, vomiting (taste like rotten eggs smell ) for over 2 months? Also no appetite.bc I feel full

Diverticulum: This could be an esophageal diverticulum, but the best thing to do would be to be seen by a GI doctor and fully evaluated, since there are several other potentially serious diagnoses that could be considered. Good luck. ...Read more

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